maugorn (maugorn) wrote,
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Voice Of The Angels

Pre-party prep ran me through all the Tom Petty I had on vinyl. So I moved on to some George Harrison. (a fellow Wilbury, right?) _33&1/3_ is such a sweet album. “Crackerbox Palace” was one of the very first singles I ever bought with my own money and I find I like it now as much as I did when I was 13.
And I’ve made an observation: usually, when one hears slide guitar in (usually) a rock or blues song) it’s associated with some sort of vice in the lyric, so much so that I’ve come to associate the very sound of a slide guitar with sex, drugs, liquor, cigarette smoke, infidelity, lawbreaking, and all those things that you’re supposed to repent of on a hungover Sunday morning.

Except for George Harrison. Somehow, his slide playing always sounded like the voice of the Angels.
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